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Tuesday, 4 December 2018

EOS to introduce a new standard for “sustainable procurement” in Egypt

REGULATION WATCH- EOS to introduce a new standard for “sustainable procurement” in Egypt: The Trade Ministry’s Organization for Standardization and Quality (EOS) is set to introduce a new standard for businesses that want to move toward “sustainable procurement,” EOS head Ashraf Afifi said, according to Ahram Gate. “Sustainable procurement,” involves considering the environmental, economic, and social impact of B2B goods and services purchase decisions. EOS is currently working on drafting the guidelines, which will be akin to those specified by ISO 20400.

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